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sketchbook

or sketch book

[ skech-book ]
/ ˈskɛtʃˌbʊk /
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noun

Also sketchpad . a book or pad of drawing paper for sketches.
a book of literary sketches.

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Origin of sketchbook

First recorded in 1810–20; sketch + book
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British Dictionary definitions for sketchbook

sketchbook
/ (ˈskɛtʃˌbʊk) /

noun

a book of plain paper containing sketches or for making sketches in
a book of literary sketches
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